Industrial Progress Volume 1

Industrial Progress Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...directly through the Keating Child Labor Law. The main point of the decision is that the Government has no right to interfere with manufacturers in a State. This decision is highly important because, if the Child Labor Tax had been upheld, it would give Congress the power to penalize any business, or any manufacturer, by punitive taxes. CURRENT: -: INDUSTRIAL: -: LITERATURE INCREASING HUMAN EFFICIENCY IN BUSINESS. By Walter Dili. Scott. The Macmillan Company, New York. $1.50. A successful application of psychological principles to business that will be of great help in working out the important problems of increasing human efficiency. That part which imitation, competition, loyalty, concentration, wages, habit and relaxation play in constituting efficiency in work are considered in the order named. THE RELATION OF THE ENGINEER TO LEGISLATION. By Calvert Townley. Engineering World, May 1, 1919. What the attitude of the engineer should be towards legislation is a question that has been debated for many years and with considerable vigor. Opinions differ widely according to the author, and range all the way from that of the ultra-conservative who believes that the engineer should have nothing whatever to do with legislation or politics, to that of the ultra-radical who thinks that he should direct all legislation--in fact, that no Government function should be exercised except under his direction. POISONED PUBLICITY. By Walter V. Woehlke. Sunset, May, 1919. In this article on the Mooney case, Mr. Woehlke describes how John B. Densmore came to San Francisco with a crew of expert electricians and installed dictaphones and tapped wires in the District Attorney's office in an effort to discredit that official. WILL PUBLIC OWNERSHIP SOLVE OPERATING...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 572g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236877489
  • 9781236877482